Wigan Athletic Football Club has confirm the appointment of Kolo Touré as the Club’s new First Team Manager.
Touré arrives at the Club on a three and a half-year contract from Leicester City, where he was operating as First Team Coach as part of Brendan Rodgers’ coaching staff.
Also arriving at Latics will be Kevin Betsy and Ashvir Johal, with both joining the backroom coaching staff at the Football Club that includes Rob Kelly – who has agreed to continue in his role as Assistant Manager.
All three will now fly out to Turkey to meet up with the First Team, who are currently on a mid-season training camp as Kolo, the second highest capped player in Ivory Coast history, will look to hit the ground running and implement his philosophy and ideas onto the first team environment.
Touré’s first game in charge of Wigan Athletic will be away at The Den, taking on Millwall on Saturday 10 December.
CREDIT: WIGAN ATHLETIC